Family Law

Greenville Family Law Attorney

Also Serving Individuals & Families in Laurens, Simpsonville & Spartanburg, SC

When faced with sensitive and difficult family law issues, you need an attorney who can guide you through the legal process with competence, compassion, and professionalism. At the Law Office of Rhett Burney, you can partner with a Greenville family law lawyer backed by 27 years of resolving even the most complex and contentious cases. Attorney Rhett Burney understands the stress, emotional turmoil, and uncertainty of being faced with deeply private and personal family matters and how their resolution can impact your life and the lives of your children for years to come. 

Based in Simpsonville, Rhett serves clients throughout the Greenville County area backed by decades of resolving family law disputes and issues in the local South Carolina family courts. He can assist you in navigating any type of family law case using the knowledge and skills he has honed during his years in practice. 

As a Certified Mediator, he can help you resolve matters outside of court to save time, money, and the stress of adversarial court proceedings. As a litigator recognized by the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, one of the most prestigious organizations for trial lawyers in the U.S., he can take your case before a judge when that is the best way to protect your rights and pursue your best interests. 

Need to discuss your case confidentially with Rhett? Contact the Law Office of Rhett Burney via an email message or by calling (864) 523-2032 today. 

Family Law Services We Provide

The Law Office of Rhett Burney provides legal support throughout all phases of your case. Rhett will ensure you understand your legal position, how family laws affect your case, and will provide the counsel you need to make informed decisions along the way. 

He represents clients in the following family law cases:

  • Divorce. Whether contested or uncontested, complicated by high net worth, or same-sex relationships, Rhett handles all aspects of the divorce process. 
  • Alimony. This financial support may or may not be awarded in a divorce. Rhett represents both those seeking and those contesting it through the courts.
  • Child support. Rhett can help you obtain a support payment that works for both parents while taking into consideration the needs of the child.
  • Child custody. This can be one of the most contested issues between parents. Rhett works to help you achieve arrangements that serve the best interests of the child while protecting your parental rights.
  • Division of marital property and debt. This issue must be resolved on an equitable basis for both parties. Our firm can help protect your financial rights and future.
  • Mediation. As a Certified Mediator, Rhett can help you and the other party resolve your differences in a more humane way and one that keeps you in control of vital decisions.
  • Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. These outline your property and financial rights and responsibilities should the marriage end in divorce. Rhett can help you negotiate, draft, or review these contracts.
  • Modifications of family court orders. When circumstances substantially change for you or your child, Rhett can help you seek a modification of child support, custody, and visitation. He also represents clients in the modification of alimony orders.
  • Enforcement of family court courts. If your spouse continually violates support or custody orders, Rhett can represent you in seeking enforcement actions. 
  • Paternity. If you are an unmarried mother or father who needs to establish paternity to secure child support or custody rights, Rhett can guide you through all court processes. 

If you have some other family law issue not mentioned above, we encourage you to discuss it in a confidential consultation with Rhett to determine how he can help. 

Five Stars From 104 Reviews

  • "Rhett and his team are absolutely amazing"
    Justin F.
  • "Rhett was patient, knowledgeable, and unabashedly honest throughout the entire process. We are very pleased to have chosen Rhett, and will use him for any other legal needs in the future."
    Dana Y.
  • "Mr. Burney is in a class all by himself, he is very attentive to your needs, best part excellent listening skills."
    Former Client
  • "Rhett is very experienced and did a great job looking out for my (and my children's) long-term best interest."
    Brenda S.
  • "Rhett and the staff at his office were super responsive and organized. His attention to detail and commitment to the issues at hand were stellar"
    Hanna W.
  • "I was new to the area and was pleased with his professionalism as well as my communication with Victoria in his office to set things up."
  • "I would definitely involve them in any future legal assistance that I need and recommend them."
    Kerry H.
  • "I highly recommend Rhett Burney."
    Angela L.
  • "Thank you for helping me and my family when we call on you."
    Randy G.
  • "Should I need any legal service again I WILL secure their law firm again!"
    Stacy M.
  • "I am beyond happy with their work and dedication to finding the answers and the best possible solutions for me and my family."
    Lora W.
  • "The best lawyer in South Carolina."
    Angela S.
  • "I will certainly use Rhett again for any and all legal services I should require."
    Tracy M.
  • "I would highly recommend Rhett for any needs we may have in the future."
    Carlette M.
  • "Everyone was very personable, friendly, compassionate and professional."
    Amanda D.
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